What: Charting History Exhibit on Display at the Museum of Work & Culture

 

When: Friday, July 5 - Saturday, August 24

 

Where: The Museum of Work & Culture (42 S. Main St., Woonsocket)

 

 

Museum of Work and Culture to Display Chronological Exhibit on Rhode Island History

Panels trace history from pre-European settlement to today

 

(WOONSOCKET, R.I.) – The Museum of Work & Culture will host the traveling exhibit Charting History: Navigating the Currents of Rhode Island’s Past beginning on Friday, July 5th until Saturday, August 24th.

 

Charting History is a cohesive, chronological, and thematic narrative of Rhode Island’s history. It follows the major threads of commerce, conflict, and conscience to tell the stories of RI and the people who have lived here throughout history up to the present day. This exhibit is designed to introduce visitors to Rhode Island’s rich and varied past.

 

This exhibition, a joint project of the Newport Historical Society and the Rhode Island Historical Society, was made possible by a grant from the Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust.

 

 

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